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Scott Rutherford

  • Own the podium, own the world

    This Olympics featured many frightening moments. The erasure of civil liberties, the theft of Indigenous land in the years leading up to games and the constant equation of Canadian athletic dedication to Canada’s war in Afghanistan, are just a few of the obvious examples. Yet no moment made me shiver with terror more than the discourse of hyper nationalism flowing from our mouths following Canada’s two Olympic hockey victories.

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